October 3 Tehran said without explaining the circumstances that trigger monkeys live in space postponed indefinitely. Monkeys was to be the first Iranian astronaut. She was to go up to a height of 120 km and take a 20-minute suborbital flight.
In the spring, Iranian officials have unanimously stated that the flight monkeys in space will be the first step towards sending a man into space, Tehran scheduled for 2020. Iran said in the middle of March the successful launch of early version of the missile — "Kavoshgar-4", which raised a test capsule into space, exactly the same, in what was supposed to fly monkeys.
The Iranian Space Agency has already sent in space small animals: rat, turtles and worms in 2010 on a rocket, "Kavoshgar-3." First The Islamic Republic has sent a satellite into space in 2009.